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Books

European Union Foreign Policy in a Changing World, 3rd edition (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014). 

Genocide and the Europeans (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 278 pp.

European Union Foreign Policy in a Changing World, 2nd edition (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2008), 331 pp.

With Katie Verlin Laatikainen, eds, The European Union at the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2006), 232 pp.

The Making of EU Foreign Policy: The Case of Eastern Europe, 2nd edition (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2004), 293 pp. Translated into Ukrainian.

European Union Foreign Policy in a Changing World (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2003), 274 pp.

With Margot Light, eds, Ethics and Foreign Policy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 223 pp. Translated into Arabic.

With Christopher Hill, eds, European Foreign Policy: Key Documents (London: Routledge, 2000), 477 pp.

The Making of EU Foreign Policy: The Case of Eastern Europe (Houndmills: Macmillan, 1999), 264 pp.

With Susan Senior Nello, The European Union and Central and Eastern Europe: The Implications of Enlargement in Stages (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998), 122 pp.

Special issues:

with Katie Verlin Laatkainen, eds, special issue of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy on The Multilateral Politics of UN Diplomacy, vol. 12, no. 2, 2017. The special issue examines how and why regional, formal and informal political groups influence outcomes and norms in a variety of UN settings.

Guest editor, special issue on ‘Mass Atrocity Prevention’, Politics and Governance, vol. 3, nos. 3 and 4, 2015. Articles in the first issue (vol. 3, no. 3, 2015) and second issue (vol. 3, no. 4, 2015) are available for free.

Articles:

With Megan Dee, ‘UK Diplomacy at the United Nations after Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities’, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, online first 2017.

‘A European Union global strategy for a changing world?’, in special issue on Europe and the World, International Politics, vol. 54, no. 4, 2017, pp. 503-518.

The EU Member States at the UN: A Case of Europeanisation Arrested?‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 55, no. 3, 2017, pp. 628-644.

Group politics in the debates on gender equality and sexual orientation discrimination’, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, special issue on The Multilateral Politics of UN Diplomacy, vol. 12, no. 2, 2017.

With Katie Verlin Laatikainen, ‘Introduction: The Multilateral Politics of UN Diplomacy’, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, special issue on The Multilateral Politics of UN Diplomacy,vol. 12, no. 2, 2017.

with Chiara de Franco and Christoph O. Meyer, ‘”Living by Example?” The European Union and the Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 53, no. 5, 2015.

The UK and “Genocide” in Biafra‘, Journal of Genocide Research, vol. 16, nos. 2-3, 2014

Acculturation and the Acceptance of the Genocide Convention‘, Cooperation and Conflict, vol. 48, no. 3, 2013.

‘Can the European Union be a Pole in a Multipolar World?’, International Spectator, vol. 48, no. 2, July 2013.

‘The European Union and the Politics of Legitimisation at the United Nations’, European Foreign Affairs Review, vol. 18, no. 1, 2013.

‘International Relations of the European Union’, in Cathal Nolan, ed., Oxford Bibliographies Online: International Relations. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

‘The European Union at the Human Rights Council: Speaking with One Voice but Having Little Influence’, Journal of European Public Policy, vol. 17, no. 2, 2010, pp. 224-41.

‘The Justice and Home Affairs Policy Universe: Some Directions for Further Research’, Journal of European Integration, vol. 31, no. 1, 2009, pp. 1-7.

‘Speaking with One Voice? European Union Coordination on Human Rights Issues at the United Nations’, Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 44, no. 1, March 2006, pp. 113-37.

‘Beyond the Civilian Power EU Debate’, Politique Europeenne, no. 17, automne 2005, pp. 63-82.

‘The EU and Central and Eastern Europe: The Absence of Inter-Regionalism’, Journal of European Integration, vol. 27, no. 3, September 2005, pp. 347-64.

‘The Outsiders: The European Neighbourhood Policy’, International Affairs, vol. 81, no. 4, July 2005, pp. 757-73.

‘Understanding the European Foreign Policy System’ (review article), Contemporary European History, vol. 12, no. 2, 2003, pp. 239-54.

‘The European Union: A Distinctive Actor in International Relations’, Brown Journal of World Affairs, vol. 9, no 2, 2003, pp. 103-13.

‘The Conditional Offer of Membership as an Instrument of EU Foreign Policy: Reshaping Europe in the EU’s Image?’, Marmara Journal of European Studies, nos. 1-2, 2000, pp. 33-46.

‘The End of Civilian Power EU: A Welcome Demise or Cause for Concern?’, The International Spectator, vol. 35, no. 2, April-June 2000, pp. 11-28.

‘The Use of Political Conditionality in the EU’s Relations with Third Countries: How Effective?’, European Foreign Affairs Review, vol. 3, no. 2, Summer 1998, pp. 253-74.

‘The EU’s Peace-Making Role in Eastern Europe’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 10, no. 2, Winter/Spring 1997, pp. 104-21.

‘Explaining Cooperation on an EU Foreign Policy Towards Eastern Europe’, Quaderni Forum, vol. 10, no. 1/2, 1996, pp. 23-42.

 Book chapters:

‘Enlargement, the Neighbourhood and European Order’, in Christopher Hill and Michael Smith, eds, International Relations and the European Union, 3rd edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

with Christoph Meyer and Chiara de Franco, ‘Europe and the European Union’, in Alex Bellamy and Tim Dunne, eds, The Oxford Handbook on the Responsibility to Protect (Oxford University Press, 2016).

‘The EU as a Diplomatic Actor in the Field of Human Rights’, in Joachim Koops and Gjovalin Macaj, eds, The European Union as a Diplomatic Actor (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. 155-77.

‘Enlargement, the Neighbourhood and European Order’, in Christopher Hill and Michael Smith, eds, International Relations and the European Union, 2nd edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).

‘The EU in the World: Future Research Agendas’, in Michelle Egan, Neill Nugent and William Paterson, eds, Studying the European Union: Current and Future Agendas (Palgrave, 2009), pp. 329-53.

‘EU Foreign Policy and Asia’, in Richard Balme and Brian Bridges, eds, Europe-Asia Relations: Building Multilateralisms (Palgrave, 2008), pp. 47-65.

‘The Role of Democracy Assistance in Future EU External Relations’, in Marieke van Doorn and Roel von Meijenhfeldt, eds, Democracy: Europe’s Core Value? On the European profile in world-wide democracy assistance (Eburon Academic Publishers, Netherlands, 2007), pp. 129-37.

‘The European Union, Human Rights and the United Nations’, in Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Karen E Smith, eds, The European Union at the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms (Palgrave, 2006), pp. 154-74.

With Katie Verlin Laatikainen, ‘Introduction – The European Union at the United Nations: Leader, Partner or Failure?’, in Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Karen E Smith, eds, The European Union at the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms (Palgrave, 2006), pp. 1-23.

‘The limits of “proactive cosmopolitanism”: EU policy towards Burma, Cuba, and Zimbabwe’, in Ole Elgstrom and Michael Smith, eds, The European Union’s Roles in International Politics (Routledge, 2006), pp. 155-71.

With Federica Bicchi and Richard Whitman, ‘International Politics and European States’, in Paul Heywood, Erik Jones, Martin Rhodes and Ulrich Sedelmeier, eds, Developments in European Politics (Palgrave, 2006), pp.35-53.

‘Enlargement and European Order’, in Christopher Hill and Michael Smith, eds, International Relations and the European Union (Oxford University Press, 2005), pp. 270-91.

‘The ACP in the European Union’s Network of Regional Relationships: Still Unique or Just One in the Crowd?’, in Karin Arts and Anna Dickson, eds, European Union Development Cooperation: From Model to Symbol (Manchester University Press, 2004), pp. 60-79.

With Helene Sjursen, ‘Justifying EU Foreign Policy: The Logics Underpinning EU Enlargement’, in Thomas Christiansen and Ben Tonra, eds, Rethinking EU Foreign Policy (Manchester University Press, 2004), pp. 126-41

‘External Relations’, in Michelle Cini, ed., EU Politics (Oxford University Press, 2003), pp. 229-45.

‘The Evolution and Application of EU Membership Conditionality’, in Marise Cremona, ed., Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law: Enlargement of the European Union (Oxford University Press, 2003), pp. 105-39.

With Margot Light, ‘Introduction’, in Karen E. Smith and Margot Light, eds, Ethics and Foreign Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 1-11.

‘The EU, Human Rights and Relations with Third Countries: “Foreign Policy” with an Ethical Dimension?’, in Karen E. Smith and Margot Light, eds, Ethics and Foreign Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 185-203.

‘Western Actors and the Promotion of Democracy’, in Alex Pravda and Jan Zielonka, eds, Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe. Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors (Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 31-57.

‘The Instruments of European Union Foreign Policy’, in Jan Zielonka, ed., Paradoxes of European Foreign Policy (Kluwer, 1998), pp. 67-85.

‘Regional Agencies and the Yugoslav Crisis: The Application of Chapter VIII of the United Nations Charter’, in Paul Taylor, Sam Daws, and Ute Adamczick-Gerties, eds, Documents on the Reform of the United Nations (Aldershot: Dartmouth, 1997), pp. 393-403.

With Paul Taylor, ‘The United Nations (UN)’, in Lena Jonson and Clive Archer, eds, Peacekeeping and the Role of Russia in Eurasia (Boulder: Westview, 1996), pp. 189-212.

Short pieces:

‘The European Union in an Illiberal World’, Current History, vol. 116, no. 799, March 2017.

‘Mass Atrocity Prevention: Forever Elusive or Potentially Achievable?‘, Politics and Governance, vol. 3, no. 3, 2015.

‘The EU and Democracy Promotion, Five Years On from the Arab Spring: No Time for Celebration‘, The European Financial Review, October-November 2015

‘Is the European Union’s Soft Power in Decline?’, Current History, vol. 113, no. 741, March 2014.

with Christoph Meyer, ‘Lessons EU Needs to Learn from the Syrian Tragedy‘, EUObserver.com, 14 August 2013.

with Christoph Meyer, ‘How Europe Can Prevent Mass Atrocities‘, Europe’s World, 12 April 2013.

‘Genocide and the Europeans’, blog posting for ‘This Side of the Pond’, Cambridge University Press, June 2011.

‘The Travails of the European Union at the United Nations’, International Affairs Forum, Summer 2011.

‘La politica exterior de la Union Europea en 2008’ (‘EU Foreign Policy in 2008’), CIDOB International Yearbook 2009 (Barcelona, 2009). Available through the CIDOB Foundation website: www.cidob.org/en/

With Katie Verlin Laatikainen, ‘Good Intentions Are Not Enough’, opinion piece in European Voice, 29 June – 5 July 2006, 1 p.

Whither the CFSP after the Demise of the Constitution?‘, The Federal Trust European Newsletter, March/April 2006, 2 pp.

With Chris Alden, ‘Strengthening Democratic Structures and Processes in Africa: A Commentary on the Role of the European Union’, in Instituto de Estudos Estrategicos Internacionais, Os Desafios das Relacoes Europa-Africa: Uma Agenda de Prioridades (The Challenges of Europe-Africa Relations: An Agenda of Priorities), Lisbon, December 2005, pp. 83-90.

‘Engagement and Conditionality: Incompatible or Mutually Reinforcing?’, in Richard Youngs, ed., New Terms of Engagement, Global Europe Report 2 (London: Foreign Policy Centre, 2005), pp. 23-9.

‘The European Parliament and human rights: norm entrepreneur or ineffective talking shop?’, paper no. PE 11/2004 in online dossier on the European Parliament’s role in foreign policy, Observatory of European Foreign Policy, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 3 pp.

‘The European Union and the fight against international terrorism’, Europe NYC, newsletter of the New York consortium for European studies, February 2004, 2 pp.

Working papers and workshop reports:

European Union Foreign Policy after Lisbon: Five Lessons Learned from a Series of Roundtables’, LSE European Foreign Policy Unit Working Paper 2012/1, 8 pp.

‘The EU in the World: Future Research Agendas’, LSE European Foreign Policy Unit Working Paper 2008/1, 25 pp.

‘Still Civilian Power EU?’, LSE European Foreign Policy Unit Working Paper 2005/1, 19 pp.

With Helene Sjursen, ‘Justifying EU Foreign Policy: The Logics Underpinning EU Enlargement’, ARENA Working Paper no 1, January 2001, and LSE European Foreign Policy Unit Working Paper no. 2001/1, 20 pp.

‘The EU, Human Rights and Relations with Third Countries’, in Redefining Security? The Role of the European Union in European Security Structures, ARENA Report no. 7/2000, Proceedings from an ARENA Workshop, March 2000, pp. 169-84.

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